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To: "RulesReasoningLP Mini-series Planning" <mini-series-org@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:35:33 -0700
Message-id: <5234BA85.4060102@xxxxxxxx>
Dear All,    (01)

Thanks to those who showed up at the conference call, we had a very
productive session on Thursday, 12-Sep-2013, and a very rich program
has been developed for the rest of the year at the Ontolog Forum.    (02)

The full proceedings of that session is now available at:    (03)

Essentially, (while still subject to further refinement) the 
Ontolog program of events have been scheduled for the rest of 2013:    (04)

... please continue to refer to the developing Master Event Calendar
at:    (05)

2013_12_26 - Thursday: No community event ... Happy Holidays!    (06)

2013_12_19 - Thursday: RulesReasoningLP - session 4 - R4. Guide to
Reasoning Applications Development and Cases [HensonGraves,
KenBaclawski(?)]    (07)

2013_12_12 - Thursday: OntologyBasedStandards - session 7 - S7. How
ontologies can help with the formal specification of the standards in
natural language standards [SimonSpero, RichardMartin(?),
MarkJohnson(?), KenBaclawski, AdamWyner(?)]    (08)

2013_12_06 - Friday: First OntologySummit2014 Organizing 
Committee meeting    (09)

2013_12_05 - Thursday: OntologySummit2014 (Pre-Launch) Community
Brainstorm Session    (010)

2013_11_28 - Thursday: RulesReasoningLP - session 3 - R3. Rule
Standards: Common Logic, RuleML, and RIF [HaroldBoley, AdrianPaschke,
MikeDean(?)]    (011)

2013_11_21 - Thursday: No community event ... Thanksgiving 
Holiday in the US!    (012)

2013_11_14 - Thursday: No community event ... STIDS 2013 in 
session this week    (013)

... OntologySummit2014 co-organizer meeting to be held around this
time    (3X9T)
2013_11_07 - Thursday: OntologyBasedStandards - session 6 - S4.
Ontology-based Financial Standards [MikeBennett, BillMcCarthy,
ElieAbiLahoud] (3TZE)    (3X9U)    (014)

2013_10_31 - Thursday: RulesReasoningLP - session 2 - R2. 
Concepts and
Foundations of Logic Programming and Semantic Web Programming
[LeoObrst, PascalHitzler(?)]    (015)

2013_10_24 - Thursday: RulesReasoningLP - session 1 - R1. Ontology,
Rules, and Logic Programming for Reasoning and Applications
(RulesReasoningLP): Survey and Introduction [LeoObrst, 
BenjaminGrosof]    (016)

2013_10_17 - Thursday: OntologyBasedStandards - session 5 - S2.
Ontology-based Standards in Geospatial Domains [GaryBergCross,
TaraAthan]    (017)

2013_10_10 - Thursday: OntologyBasedStandards - session 4 - S1.
Ontology-based Standards in the area of Quantities and Units of
Measure [PeterYim, RamSriram]    (018)

2013_10_08 - Tuesday: OOR Development Session: "Meta-Ontology for
Ontology Categories" - Co-chairs: TillMossakowski & 
MichaelGruninger -
OOR/ConferenceCall_2013_10_08    (019)

2013_10_03 - Thursday: Joint IAOA-ONTOLOG Session: "Brainstorming for
an Ontology textbook" - Chair: MichaelGruninger
-ConferenceCall_2013_10_03    (020)

2013_10_01 - Tuesday: OOR Project Team Member (regular planning &
admin) Conference Call - OOR/ConferenceCall_2013_10_01    (021)

2013_09_26 - Thursday: No community event    (022)

2013_09_19 - Thursday: OntologySummit2014 Topic Brainstorm Session -
Co-chairs: MichaelGruninger & PeterYim -ConferenceCall_2013_09_19    (023)

2013_09_17 - Tuesday: OOR: "Developing a Common UI Across Disparate
OOR Instances" - Chairs: KenBaclawski - with opening brief from
DanielCoutoVale - OOR/ConferenceCall_2013_09_17    (024)

Remarks:    (025)

* co-champions are identified in [ ] (square brackets. Those marked
"(?)" above were those people whom we were not able to get a
confirmation of availability from, up to the time of the closing of
the Sep-12 session. If you are one of them, please respond to this
thread with your availabiloty as well as your acceptance (or decline)
to co-organize the said event(s). ... The other co-champion(s) of the
same session should also actively try reach out to these people too,
in case this message isn't reaching them (through the mailing list
distribution.)    (026)

* On point for (co-conveners of) the RulesReasoningLP mini-series are
BenjaminGrosof, LeoObrst and PeterYim; discussion on the session
organization should be done on the [mini-series-org] mailing list
(mailto:mini-series-org@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ; message archive - ) and the mini-series
homepage at:    (027)

* On point for the OntologyBasedStandards mini-series are
MichaelGruninger and PeterYim; discussion on the session organization
should be done on the [ontology-based-standards] mailing list
(mailto:ontology-based-standards@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ; message archive - ) and the
mini-series homepage at:    (028)

* now that the session schedule, content/scope, and co-champions have
been identified, the work is assumed to have been properly
distributed/delegated to those who have been identified as
co-champions of each session. Do go ahead and develop your session
plans, and report back to the organization mailing list (see below)
and actively coordinate the organization work there.    (029)

* All session champions: please coordinate offline, or discuss online
via the mailing lists, and supply your session plans to the 
mailing lists (see above) within one week from this date (i.e.
on/before Sunday 22-Sep-2013), specifying:
Session date
Session Title
Name of co-champions
Session co-chairs
Content to be covered / Session Abstract
(Confirmed or) Candidate panelists
... Input, ideas suggestions, recommendation from other co-organizers
and the community are solicited and appreciated, as always. However,
do note that session co-champions are empowered to make (practically)
all decisions for their sessions.    (030)

* unless otherwise adopted, all sessions are expected to be 2-hours
long, with the start time of 9:30am PDT / 12:30pm EDT / 6:30pm CEST /
5:30pm BST / 16:30 UTC (or whatever time it becomes when various
time-zones move out of daylight saving time)    (031)

Feel free to email this list, the point persons identified, or the
undersigned, if there is any question.    (032)

Thanks & regards. =ppy
--    (033)

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Re:
> Dear All,
> We have two  important community planning sessions coming up this week
> and next,  that will help design the programming for the rest of the
> calendar year  at ONTOLOG and prepare ourselves for the next Ontolog
> Summit  (2014).
> Anyone who is  participating in organizing these events, or are
> interested in  the specific subject matters and would want to influence
> what goes  into these programs should plan on joining us at these
> session, or  provide you input via email (to the [ontolog-forum] or
>  [ontology-summit] mailing lists.)
> You are  cordially invited to join us at these sessions. ... RSVP now!
> (details  below.)
>  ******************* Hightlights *******************
> * Thu 12 Sep  2013 starting 1730 UTC -  ONTOLOG Community Planning
> Session:  Event Scheduling for the Rest of 2013 - Co-chairs: PeterYim &
>  MichaelGruninger - see details on the session page at:
> *** note that  this session will start an hour later than usual *** ... RSVP 
> * Thu 19 Sep  2013 starting 1530 UTC - OntologySummit2014 Topic
> Brainstorm  Session - Co-chairs: MichaelGruninger & PeterYim - see
> developing  details on the session page at:
> *** note that  this session will start an hour earlier than usual ***
> *Register  your attendance* by emailing <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> off-line
> or register  yourself directly to the wiki session page. Please specify
> the date or  name of the session(s) you are registering for (your
> affiliation  too, if you are not already a member of the Ontolog, OOR
> or  OntologySummit community.) ... RSVP
>  *****************************************************
> Now, for this  Thursday's session ...
> =  ONTOLOG  Community Event Planning for the Rest of 2013 - Thu 2013.09.12 =
> Session  Co-chairs:
>  Peter Yim  (Ontolog; CIM3) & Michael Gruninger (IAOA; U of Toronto)
> Topic:   ONTOLOG Community Planning Session: Event Scheduling and
> Planning for  the Rest of 2013
> == Abstract  ==
> This session  is a culmination of the community input received during
> the following  recent community planning sessions:
> * 2013_07_18  - OntologyBasedStandards mini-series community brainstorm
> and program  planning session -
> * 2013_07_25  - Ontolog
>  Ontology-Rules-Reasoning-LogicProgramming-Applications mini-series
> planning -
> * 2013_09_03  - OOR Project Team event planning session -
> * 2013_05_23  - Thursday: OntologySummit2013: review and follow-up
> action  planning ("postmortem") session -
> A strawman  program, for events to be rolled out at the Ontolog Forum
> during the  rest of this year, has now been created. This will provide
> a starting  point for our discussion/deliberation during the session.
> We will aim  at defining the events, fitting the topics identified
> earlier, into  the rest 2013 event calendar, and postponing some till
> after  OntologySummit2014. Hopefully, by the end of this session, we
> would have  confirmed the content and champions for each of the virtual
> panel  sessions (between now and end-Dec 2013), in a way that will give
> the community  a strong and coherent program of events. We will also
> take the  opportunity to get community input on potential panelists for
> each of these  panel sessions, as recommendations to the session
> chairs.
> Please also  refer to developing details on the session page at:
>  ******************
> These  sessions, like all Ontolog virtual events, are open and free of
> charge.  Anyone who is interested, or (better still) who may have
> something to  contribute, is welcome. Please refer to event details on
> the session  pages, to which the hyperlink is given above, where you
> will find  session agenda, conference call dial-in, slides and other
> pertinent  information. Feel free to pass this invitation along to
> colleagues  who may also find these sessions to be of interest.
> *RSVP* by  emailing Peter Yim at <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> offline (or add
> yourself  directly to the session page if you are already an Ontolog
> community  member) so that we can prepare enough resources to support
> everyone.  [Please state clearly the date of the session you are
> registering  for in your email; your affiliation too, if you are not a
> community  member.]
> These  sessions will be recorded and made available in a publicly
> accessible  archive. Therefore, before participating, please make sure
> you are  cognizant of our IPR policy (ref:
> Regards.   =ppy
> For the  Session Co-chairs
> Michael  Gruninger & Peter Yim
> and the  organizers of these events
> --    (034)

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